Here’s the latest from VentureBeat’s Entrepreneur Corner:
Ask the attorney: Founder vesting — Attorney Scott Walker kicks off this regular Entrepreneur Corner series, answering the burning legal questions of startup owners. This week: Should you split company stock equally among founding partners? And what sort of vesting options should you enable?
Beware the hockey stick in your budget — Your 2010 budget is probably set, but have you made some critical assumptions of error? Brad Feld, an early stage investor and co-founder of Foundry Group, looks at the four most common types of budget models and the problems with each.
Outsourcing entrepreneurs: How the EU lets startups slip through its fingers — While America is flush with accelerator programs, there’s a paucity of them in Europe. The Difference Engine CEO Jon Bradford argues that this means the best and brightest start-up owners overseas are flocking to the U.S., which could leave the continent in a bind in the years to come.
The startup chronicles: It pays to be bull-headed — Determination can be one of the most important characteristics for entrepreneurs, says author and startup founder Bruce Judson. When people tell you something is impossible, but it’s critical to your company, a little stubbornness is often the only way to succeed.
Startup therapy: More questions to force you to face reality — Angel investor Jason Cohen offers up four more questions to ask yourself in order to figure out what you need to do today to increase your startup’s growth and profits.
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